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"B1A4 To Comeback in May!" plus 24 more

"B1A4 To Comeback in May!" plus 24 more

B1A4 To Comeback in May!

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 08:30 AM PDT

B1A4 will be making their anticipated comeback.

House of idol group B1A4, WM Entertainment revealed that the group is preparing for their comeback which will show an absolutely different image compared to their previous image and different from the things that idols do in current time. The group's comeback is said to be on May 6th, but the date is not yet confirmed and is planning to reveal teaser images as early as the end of April.

However, Jinyoung is cast in TvN's 'WOW'and the group recently held their first Japan concert and was also able to perform in Taiwan and Indonesia.

Are you excited for their comeback?

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Miss A's Suzy shows off her smooth white skin in a new advertisement

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 08:04 AM PDT

Miss A's Suzy looks like a goddess in a new advertisement photo.

LG Household and Health Care "On : The Body" revealed a new photo of Suzy. In the photo, she is dressed in a sleeveless white dress, showcasing her perfect body curves.

Netizens commented,"Suzy's so pretty","She looks so innocent yet so sexy","I envy with her skin" and so on

In addition, Suzy is currently starring in MBC's drama "Gu Family Book" along with Lee Seung Gi

Jaejoong concludes Asia tour with concert in Taiwan

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 07:30 AM PDT

JYJ's Jaejoong concluded his first solo Asia tour 'Your, My and Mine' with a successful fan meeeting and mini concert in Taiwan.

C-jes Entertainment stated, "Kim Jaejoong's Asia concert finished successfully and he had a happy time with 4,000 fans in Taiwan. The concert features mini talk session, a speed quiz and a cooking session. It was largely loved by Asian fans. Especially, Taiwanese media was very active in reporting the concert, showing attention to every move of Kim Jaejoong."

It is said that more than 50 media representatives gathered at a press conference for Jaejoong's first solo Asia tour in Taiwan. Local broadcast company TVBS covered his Taiwan concert while other media like GTV reported their interest to Kim Jaejoong's change as a rocker and his next move as an actor.

Jaejoong said, "Whenever I visit Taiwan, I receive energy. I often enjoy tofu in Taiwan, but I want to try some dimsum this time."

Over 150 stars came to watch Psy’s ‘HAPPENING’ concert

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 07:00 AM PDT

More than 150 stars went to watch the concert of Korea's international star, Psy!

On April 13th, Psy's solo concert 'HAPPENING' was held at World Cup stadium in Sangam-dong, Seoul. In addition to the 50,000 screaming fans, several celebrities also attended the concert to show their support for the world star.

Stars including world star Lee Byung Hun, Kim Soo Hyun, Song Joong Ki, Yoo In Na, Choi Ji Woo, Lee Yo Won, Kim Gang Woo, Kim Seong Soo, Lim Soo Jeong, and more went to the concert hall to watch Psy's concert. Ga In, who appeared on the music video of new song "Gentleman", enjoyed the stage as well.

KARA's Goo Hara and Nicole also attended the concert and they provided a proof-shot through Goo Hara's Twitter saying, "Everybody became one at Psy's concert~ I don't know if those who did not come would feel it~"

Meanwhile, Psy revealed his new single "Gentleman" in 119 countries on April 12th and as it was unveiled, it dominated the whole music charts in Korea. The music video of the song was also revealed on April 13th 9 pm, and it is already writing a record in YouTube.

Son Ho Young wins ‘Master Chef Celebrity’ + gives prize to miss A’s Fei

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 06:30 AM PDT

Singer Son Ho Young triumphed in the finals of 'Master Chef Celebrity' on cable channel Olive TV, beating out two other celebrity finalists, Fei of miss A and comedian Shin Bong Sun.

Son Ho Young said, "I always wanted to become a professional cook before becoming a singer. I really hope I will be able to do more cooking. I'll learn more. It is a pleasure to be cooking."

The singer, who made a pledge that he will donate the prize if he becomes the final winner, will be fulfilling his promise. According to the management agency, he donated the money to a charity organization.

He also gave away the refrigerator he had received as a prize. It is said that Son Ho Young gave the prize refrigerator to miss A's Fei which she would give as a present to her mother in China.

JYJ’s Jaejoong scolds sasaeng fans

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 06:00 AM PDT

JYJ's Jaejoong made some frank jabs at the behavior of sasaeng fans at the airport.

On April 14th, Jaejoong posted on his Twitter, "I came back to Korea in a good mood, and I'm even okay with you guys taking photos of me like photo journalists, but if a grandma and grandpa who were walking past you get knocked down, shouldn't you at least help them get back up or apologize? Instead of getting in your car and checking to see if your photos came out well, can't you go check to see if that wasn't your own grandmother?"

Jaejoong returned to Korea after his successful 'Your, My and Mine' fan meeting in Taiwan on April 13. With his growing number of sasaeng fans, the JYJ member expressed his disappointment after these obsessed individuals caused disturbances at the airport.

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Lee Kwang Soo shows great communication with giraffe

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 05:30 AM PDT

SBS 'Running Man's giraffe, Lee Kwang Soo, meets a real live one.

During April 14th broadcast of SBS 'Running Man', Eun Ji Won and Girls' Generation's Jessica appeared as special guests and they were given a mission along with the fixed members to move to a local zoo for the 'Animal Kingdom' special.

Each member was assigned an animal that they are most relatable and unsurprisingly, Lee Kwang Soo was assigned the giraffe. While he kept failing to communicate with the animal at the start, Lee Kwang Soo successfully tempted it by holding a bread by his mouth and the giraffe started leaking his face.

Lee Kwang Soo later even put on a giraffe hat and reenacted its actions perfectly. He also ended up becoming the final winner.

Yoon Kye sang and Park Shin Hye’s lovely scene from ‘Love’s Rock-Paper-Scissors’

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 05:00 AM PDT

Park Shin Hye and Yoon Kye Sang's lovely scene from their upcoming new romantic movie 'Love's Rock-Paper-Scissors' has been revealed.

In the revealed screen caps, Yoon Kye sang and Park Shin Hye are on a lovely date, surrounded by cherry blossom trees, which set off the feminine beauty of the actress.

'Love's Rock-Paper-Scissors' is a romantic-comedy movie about a man who has never succeeded in love and the woman he fell for at first glance. The film is directed by Kim Ji Woon for the 'Way to Nature Film Project' to celebrate Kolon Sports' 40th anniversary.

The film is set to be released through Kolon official website by the end of April.

Lee Seung Gi and Suzy study hard for ‘Gu Family Book’

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 04:30 AM PDT

Lee Seung Gi and Suzy are set to appear on the third episode of MBC Monday-Tuesday drama 'Gu Family Book', and they are preparing hard for their debut in the drama.

The two stars are already showing off their great chemistry and are drawing expectations. Lee Seung Gi and Suzy are concentrating on their roles, holding script all time. Even though the schedule is bit harsh, they are working as hard as they can.

According to the production director PD Park Tae Young, Lee Seung Gi has all of his own lines underlined and studies them while Suzy has colorful post-its and marks on her parts to memorize them again and again.

Episode 3 of 'Gu Family Book' will broadcast on April 15 at 9:55pm.

CNBLUE holds successful first solo concert in Singapore

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 04:00 AM PDT

After holding a passionate live concert in Taiwan, CNBLUE held its successful first solo concert in Singapore for their second leg of the '2013 World Tour – Blue Moon'.

Pop-rock quartet heated up the atmosphere at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on April 13th, getting the 6,500 cheering fans in the venue to jump along with them as they openened the concert with hits "Where You Are", "Get Away" and "One Time".

As songs from their 'Re:BLUE' album, which is currently largely popular in Singapore, the audience showed explosive cheers, singing along all of the songs. They also cheered for the performances of "I'm Sorry", "Coffee Shop" and "Man Like Me" and "Lalala".

During the show, Yonghwa remarked, "I will remember tonight as a very special memory. Thank you for waiting for us for such a long time." Later on, Kang Minhyuk, and Lee Jung Shin also said their thanks to Singaporean fans in English.

CNBLUE’s Yonghwa cast in ‘The Heirs’ with Lee Min Ho

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 03:30 AM PDT

CNBLUE's Jung Yonghwa has been cast in the upcoming SBS drama, 'The Heirs'.

On April 15, FNC Entertainment confirmed that Jung Yonghwa will be acting in Kim Eun Sook's new drama, 'The Heirs' which has previously announced other cast members Lee Min Ho and Park Shin Hye. This will be his third drama with Park Shin Hye after 'You're Beautiful' and 'Heartstrings'.

'The Heirs' is an upcoming piece by screenwriter Kim Eun Sook, who wrote such hits as 'Lovers in Paris', 'Secret Garden' and 'A Gentleman's Dignity'. The drama is expected to air in the second half of the year.

IU and Bae Green snap friendly photo at the set of ‘You’re the Best Lee Soon Shin’

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 03:19 AM PDT

On April 15th, Bae Green's management agency revealed photos of her with IU, which were taken from the shooting for KBS 2TV drama, 'You're the Best Lee Soon Shin'.

In the most recent episode of the drama, which was aired on the 14th, Bae Green (casting as Shin Yi Jung) and IU (casting as Lee Soon Shin) had a severe fight. However, it is said that the two are best friends in real life, and always maintain bright atmosphere at the set.

Bae Green said, "I'm giving a hard time to IU in the drama, but we are the best friends ever. We are just acting! Don't hate me, please."

2PM releases Code #3 teaser

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 03:02 AM PDT

With their much-anticipated comeback, 2PM released yet another mysterious teaser.

On April 15, JYP Entertainment posted the group's Code #3 teaser featuring six different photos of flowers. The flowers include the crane flower, the sunflower, the calla, the cockscomb, the vanda, and the dahlia.

When you click on each photo, one may notice that it has a unique filename. The filenames are actually geographic coordinates to 6 specific places around the world. However, the relation of these locations to 2PM's comeback is still a mystery.

What do you think?

Jessica & Krystal, "100% look-alike"

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 02:32 AM PDT

f(x)'s Krystal updated her Me2day with a new photo.

She wrote,"No doubt, we resemble each other".

She is seen posing with her sister Jessica in the photo above.

Fans commented after seeing the picture,"Now i am sure that they are real sisters","So pretty","The prettiest siblings" and etc.

Jae Kyung vs. Sunny, who wore it better?

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 01:47 AM PDT

Recently, Rainbow's Jae Kyung and SNSD's Sunny have been spotted wearing a shirt with same design.

The girls are dressed in a lipstick printed white shirt which showed off their white skin and elegant look. Sunny wore it in the last episode of 'Strong heart' back in February while Jae Kyung mixed it with a black layer inside at the Estee Lauder Double Wear Lounge Open Event on April 05.

Who wore it better?
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Jo Kwon reviews his script for new drama

Posted: 15 Apr 2013 12:00 AM PDT

2AM's Jo Kwon gets serious with his new drama.

On April 13th, his management agency Big Hit Entertainment revealed photos of Jo Kwon through their official Twitter. The 2AM member is currently casting in KBS 2TV's new Monday-Tuesday drama 'God of the Workplace'.

In the photo, Jo Kwon abandoned his 'kkap' image and is showing very serious looks while reading through his scripts. It is said that he is making a significant contribution in making the entire atmosphere brighter with his great character.

Gaon Chart releases rankings for the month of March 2013

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 11:30 PM PDT

Gaon Chart is the national record chart of South Korea. It is complied by the Korea Music Content Industry Association with an aim to create a national chart for Korea similar to the Billboard charts and Oricon charts.

[Rankings for the month of January 2013 (March 1st - March 31st)]

Monthly Singles Chart

1. Davichi : "Turtle" : 72,538,754 Points

2. Akdong Musician : "Crescendo" : 67,498,436

3. Gummy : "Snowflake" : 66,450,888

4. 2AM : "One Spring Day" : 64,388,941

5. Lee Hi : "It's Over" : 59,943,852

6. The One : "Winter Love" : 55,230,702

7. Girls' Generation's Taeyeon : "And One" : 54,444,014

8. SISTAR19 : "Gone Not Around Any Longer" : 45,512,386

9. SHINee : "Dream Girl" : 44,130,424

10. Teen Top : "Miss Right" : 43,168,130


Monthly Album Chart

1. INFINITE : "New Challenge" : 138,431 Albums

2. SHINee : "Dream Girl" : 37,111

3. Teen Top : "'No. 1" : 33,949

4. B.A.P : "One Shot" : 25,218

5. 2AM : "One Spring Day" : 19,197

6. U-KISS : "Collage" : 18,313

7. Kim Jaejoong : "Y" : 12,000

8. Heo Young Saeng : "Life" : 11,892

9. Girl's Day : "Expectation" : 8,866

10. Super Junior-M : "Break Down" : 8,650

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T-ara N4 releases "Countryside Life" MV teaser

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 11:27 PM PDT

T-ara's subunit T-ara N4 releases the teaser video of "Countryside Life", check out the teaser below.

Lee Hyori delays album release to end of May

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 11:00 PM PDT

It has been announced that Lee Hyori's long-awaited return to the music scene has been delayed.

Lee Hyori's agency B2M Entertainment announced, "Lee Hyori who had earlier announced her album release in early May, will now be delaying it to the last week of May instead."

"The title track has been chosen and filming for the music video has begun. We are currently busy with all the preparation work so that Lee Hyori can meet her fans with her new music this May," the agency added.

Lee Hyori will be collaborating with new and rising rapper, Beenzino, in her upcoming comeback, which is raising expectations for the album. This marks her first return in three years since she last released 'H-Logic' back in April 2010.

Ha Ji Won to set up her own agency

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 10:30 PM PDT

Actress Ha Ji Won has decided to establish a one-person management company.

The actress recently left her agency Well Made Star M that she was a part of for 10 years. While there were reports that she was on discussion of signing with Sidus HQ, it has been revealed that Ha Ji Won finally decided to become independent.

It was conveyed that Ha Ji Won will establish a corporate body having her mother as the representative, and start working as a member of the one-person management company. This is a different walk of life from her brother Jeon Tae Soo, who is currently is managed by representative Moon Yong Seong, who used to be Ha Ji Won's manager.

B1A4 to return with new album in May

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 10:00 PM PDT

The boys of B1A4 will be returning with a new album this coming May!

An official of B1A4's management agency, WM Entertainment, announced, "B1A4 will be returning with a new album on May 6th. The online and offline release will be happening on the same day, and B1A4 will be showing a side to themselves different than what they've shown before."

The agency added, "They will be coming up with a kind of color that no other idols every showed before. We have not confirmed the date for their comeback stage but we are going to start revealing teasers and such in April."

Meanwhile, B1A4 has recently finished their first Japan Arena tour. They also held a Indonesia showcase tour as well and met with fans.

Sunny and Seohyun to narrate new MBC variety ‘Real Men’

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 09:31 PM PDT

MBC revealed that Girls' Generation's Sunny and Seohyun will be narrating for 'Real Men', a new show on MBC's "Sunday Night" television lineup.

'Real Men' is a military entertainment show, and Seohyun and Sunny will be narrating soldiers' lives in girls' perspective. It is said that the two were very surprised by soldiers' daily lives that they never knew.

The new variety show also features celebrities such as Kim Soo Ro and MBLAQ's Mir actually enlisting in the army and going through the same rigorous training that real soldiers receive.

Psy achieves ‘perfect all-kill’ with “Gentleman” + sweeps iTunes chart

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 09:00 PM PDT

World sensation Psy has achieved a 'perfect all-kill' on the Korean music charts with its latest single "Gentleman" in addition to sweeping iTunes' Top Singles chart in 38 countries.

Psy released his new song "Gentleman" to continue the "Gangnam Style" syndrome on April 12th in 119 countries. The song immediately achieved an all-kill status on real-time charts. The single also ranked first on the iChart on Instiz, certifying a 'perfect all-kill' on the chart.

Psy became the third artist to achieve the Instiz Chart All-Kill recognition for 2013 following Leessang and SISTAR19.

"Gentleman" also gained attention among foreign fans and swept the iTunes Chart. The single entered top 10 iTunes Single Chart in many Asian, European and South American countries, including topping the Vietnamese chart.

OFFROAD parodies ‘That Winter, the Wind Blows’ MV

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 08:30 PM PDT

Rookie group OFFROAD who recently returned with second single "Headbanging" is spoiling the fans even more by giving us a hilarious parody of Super Junior's Yesung's "Gray Paper" music video for the recently concluded drama, 'That Winter, the Wind Blows'.

In the video, OFFROAD members transformed into Cho In Sung and Song Hye Kyo's characters and perfectly reenacted the dramatic scenes from the much-loved drama.

Check out the video below:

C-CLOWN releases MV teaser for “Shaking Heart”

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 08:08 PM PDT

Idol group C-CLOWN will soon be making a comeback and to give fans a sneak peek to their upcoming concept, the group unveiled the music video teaser for upcoming track, "Shaking Heart".

The group, who recently gained much attention with "Because You Might Grow Distant", will be releasing their next single, "Shaking Heart" on April 18th. The teaser shows C-CLOWN's transformation into charismatic gentlemen, dressed neatly in black suits and hats.

Check out the teaser below: